Biofuels versus Fossil Fuels (Biotechnology and Society 2016)

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Everyone: Algal biofuels

Algal biofuels

Required Reading/Viewing

  1. [1] Energy from floating algae ponds
  2. [2] Is There Still a Role for Oil Companies in Renewables?
  3. [3] Solazyme
  4. [4] UTEX

Additional information

  1. Sapphire Sapphire Energy company video

// Promotional video for a company pursuing algal biofuels and bioproducts. Watch on YouTube.

  1. [5] DOE Algal Biofuels
  2. [6] Can we save the algae biofuel industry?
  3. [7] All about
  4. [8] – Genetic engineering of algae for enhanced biofuel production. Older review of technology and economics behind algal biofuels.
  5. YouTube – INEOS INEOS Bio company video

1. Algal Biofuels

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

1. Cellulosic Ethanol

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

  1. [9] An overview of second generation biofuel technologies 19963372

// Review of technology and issues related to cellulosic ethanol. Skim the article for key details.

  1. [10] DOE Cellulosic Ethanol – also click around the other ethanol links
  2. [11] For Cellulosic Ethanol Makers, The Road Ahead Is Still Uphill
  3. [12] UT Switchgrass Research

2. Deep Water Horizon Bioremediation

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

  1. [13] Slick Solution: How Microbes Will Clean Up the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
  2. [14] How Microbes Helped Clean BP's Oil Spill – watch the video and read the captions in the video.
  3. [15] MicrobeWiki – Microbial Response to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

3. Frackibacter

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

  1. [16] New genus of bacteria found living inside hydraulic fracturing wells.
  2. [17] Microbial metabolisms in a 2.5-km-deep ecosystem created by hydraulic fracturing in shales